Water Consciousness! Please raise your awareness when you use this valuable resource, it is precious! Friend Nature recycles all water at least 2 times. The bath water is used for the flush, or pumped outside into a water barrel, or carried to the laundry room run a washing load. That water is recycled into the garden after the wash. I come from an area with vast amounts of clean drinking water, yet to do otherwise would go against my nature, Friend Nature.

WaterSan Perspective

Hope Mafaranga
March 19, 2013

As the world marks World Water Day this week, several countries in Africa are still far from achieving the millennium development goal 7 C despite efforts in place.

This goal calls for halving, by 2015, the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation.

One of such countries is Uganda, where areas in the western, eastern and Northern Uganda continue to cry foul over not only poor water sources but also the long distances women and children travel to fetch water.

A world health organization report in 2012 showed that an estimated 780 million still lacked safe drinking water in 2010 underlining the fact that target C of the millennium goal 7 is far from being achieved.

In western Uganda, people living in hilly areas have no access to piped water while the few water sources are down the hill…

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